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Justin Chauncey Wixom

Justin initially emigrated in the David Evans Company. Later, he also participated in the Daniel Thompson Company in 1866 as a returning missionary, traveling in his brother Solomon's wagon. (Solomon was a teamster.) Justin served as that company's Chaplain. Later in the trip he was hired on to drive an ox team to Salt Lake for Joseph Slagle.

Companies

David Evans Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 11
Daniel Thompson Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 27

Sources

  • "Another Pioneer Gone," Box Elder News, 5 Dec. 1912, 1.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • “Captain Daniel Thompson, memoranda book (1), 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868. (CR 376 8, Box 1, Folder 19)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1850 Utah Census

  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Internet Web Site
  • Wixom, Justin Chauncey, Diary, 1863-1879 in Wixom Family Papers [ca 1863-1945] fd. 3, vol. 1.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Wixom, Justin Chauncey, Diary, in Wixom Family, Papers, [ca. 1863-1945], fd. 4, vol. 4.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah